Extend gridlines first
Select an elevation or a section view:
Left-click a vertical gridline:
Move the cursor arrow to the small circle below the bubble of the gridline > Press left mouse button > Move mouse up:
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Select the top level:
More than one level can be selected if copying of more than one level is desired.
The Modify | Grids ribbon will show up.
Left-click: Modify > Copy:
A dotted box will show up around the selected level:
Press left mouse button > Move mouse up:
Left-click the new level > storey height dimension box > Enter storey height:
The storey height should be the same as that of the floor to be duplicated.
Left-click the name of the new level > Change the name as appropriate:
Repeat for the next new level.
The storey height and the name of the level can be revised after adding each or all levels.Back to top
Create floor plan views
Left-click: View > Create:
Left-click: Plan Views > Floor Plan:
Newly added levels without views created yet will be listed.
Select one or levels to create views:
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Press left mouse button > Move from top level to bottom right > Select the entire floor to be duplicated:
Press Ctrl-C to copy.
Left-click: Modify > Clipboard > Paste:
Left-click: Aligned to Selected Levels:
Select one or more levels where you would duplicate the selected floor:
Take care not to duplicate the same elements at the same level more than once.
The duplicated floors will show on the elevation.
Note in this example that the 1/F has not been created.The storey height of the 2/F has not been set to be equal to the storey height of the 1/F. This leaves a gap between the top of the duplicated floor and the level line above. This should actually be avoided.
(First posted: 1/4/2017)Back to top